What’s typically needed for instances of tens of thousands of students, he says, is a Network File System solution capable of significant I/O speed and enterprise-grade disks.
Moodlerooms shares infrastructure with its parent company, education technology provider Blackboard, which acquired it last year. Miller says the infrastructure itself includes Dell blade servers, NetApp storage and all the enterprise-grade infrastructure needed to underpin a high-availability private cloud. The application is virtualized using VMware.
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